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Old December 8, 2009, 03:34 PM   #1
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Help with illinois foid app.Question??????

on the illinois foid app. does a mental health facility includ a rehab center.? who knows in this state?

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Old December 8, 2009, 05:07 PM   #2
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Was your rehab within the last 5 years ? If so, you might be a prohibited possessor in teh state of Illinois. There is a lot of conjecture online about this. The only way to be sure is to call the Illinois State Police and ask them.

Don't try to pull their leg, Illinois gives full access to mental health "prohibited persons" to the ISP databases. That includes involuntary holds for evaluation (5 year IL prohibition from arms), involuntary committals (lifetime prohibition federal), and I believe drug rehab. Give them a ring.
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Old December 8, 2009, 05:34 PM   #3
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From the FOID application:

In the past 5 years, have you been a patient in any medical facility or part of any medical facility used primarily for the care or
treatment of persons for mental illness?
Guess it depends on what the "primary purpose" of that facility is... you might ask them as well.
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Old December 9, 2009, 07:50 PM   #4
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foid question

i wouldnt ask important questions and expect serious answers on here. way too many gun store heroes.

at best you'll get really good opinions.
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Old December 9, 2009, 11:40 PM   #5
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a rehab center for what?? what do they rehab??
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Old June 23, 2010, 03:03 PM   #6
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got my Foid with no problems .. I was worried for no reason.. Rehabs do not apply in FOID issues .. I thank everyone for their help and I hope this helps others....thx again!
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